3 December 2021
Obsolete parts, isn’t it incredibly frustrating when a component in your machine or application breaks and you find out the OEM has discontinued it? This can be costly if it means that individual component is no longer available potentially rendering the machine useless.
But what do the terms “obsolete and obsolescence” truly mean?
Obsolete or obsolescence
“Obsolescence is the state of being which occurs when an object, service or practice is no longer maintained, required or degraded, even though it may still be in good working order”.
“Obsolete also refers to something that is already disused or discarded or antiquated. Typically, obsolescence is preceded by a gradual decline in popularity”. –...